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        North American Indians,

      1903 - Being Letters and Notes on their Manners, Customs, and Conditions, written during eight Years Travel amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America, 1832-1839. First issue in this format. Two volumes. Folding coloured map and 180 black & white plates. 8vo. Fine in publisher's elaborate pictorial cloth, gilt, partially unopened. [xii], 298; 304pp. Edinburgh, John Grant, ?Catlin visited forty-eight tribes in the Mississippi and Missouri valleys and on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains during his eight years' travel. His object was to paint portraits of men and women in every tribe, together with views of villages, games, etc. The two volumes are a series of fifty-eight letters written while the author was among the Indians. They form an unusually entertaining narrative of travels in an almost unknown region, and at the same time are of great value in their descriptions of Indian life? (Larned, 616). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Erste Begegnung" aus der Folge "Eine Liebe" Auf einem Fahrweg in einem schönen Park sieht man eine Equipage / Kutsche, die nach links fährt. Dort sitzt eine Dame, die auf eine Rose in ihren Händen blickt. Hinter ihr steht ein Mann mit Hut.

      Berlin, Felsing, um. 1903 - Imperial Folio, Plattengrösse. 44,9 x 27,0 cm. Mit dem gestochenen Künstlernamen und der Werknummer ( Opus X, 2). Radierung / Strichätzung & Aquatinta. Lose unter Passepartout, verso mit Resten alter Montierung. Ausserhalb des Plattenrandes stockfleckig. = Rad.-Werk, Opus X. Singer 158, VII ; Thieme-Becker 19/20, 514. Das schöne Motiv hier als Einzelblatt aus der seltenen Folge, die Arnold Böcklin gewidmet war. Zuerst 1887 erschienen, hier eine überarbeitete Version.

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        Analysis of the Hunting Field.

      London: Edward Arnold & Company, 1903. Bound by Bayntun-Riviere in full crushed red levant morocco with pictorially inlaid to the front panel. Elaborate gilt titles and tooling to the spine, all edges gilt. Six full-color plates, including frontispiece and extra-illustrated title page, forty-three black and white text woodcuts. In fine condition. A beautiful production. Robert Smith Surtees was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer. He left for London in 1825, intending to practice law in the capital, but had difficulty making his way and began contributing to the Sporting Magazine. He launched out on his own with the New Sporting Magazine in 1831, contributing the comic papers which appeared as Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities in 1838. Jorrocks, the sporting cockney grocer, with his vulgarity and good-natured artfulness, was a great success with the public, and Surtees produced more Jorrocks novels in the same vein, notably Handley Cross and Hillingdon Hall, where the description of the house is very reminiscent of Hamsterley. Another hero, Soapey Sponge, appears in Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour, possibly Surtees best work. All Surtees' novels were composed at Hamsterley Hall, where he wrote standing up at a desk, like Victor Hugo. In 1835, Surtees abandoned his legal practice and after inheriting Hamsterley Hall in 1838, devoted himself to hunting and shooting, meanwhile writing anonymously for his own pleasure. He was a friend and admirer of the great hunting man Ralph Lambton, who had his headquarters at Sedgefield County Durham, the 'Melton of the North'. Surtees became Lord High Sheriff of Durham in 1856. He died in Brighton in 1864.

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        Über mehrpolige Mitosen als Mittel zur Analyse des Zellkerns (pp.67-90).

      Verh. physik. med. Ges., NF 35. - Würzburg, A. Stuber's Verlag (C. Kabitsch), 1903, 8, (2), 417, (1), pp., 3 Textabbildungen, 4 Tafeln, Halbleinenband d.Zt. St.a.Tit. feines Expl. First Edition of one of the major milestones of biology!"Theodor Boveri's experiments, involving, multipolar mitoses in sea urchin eggs fertilized by two sperms, demonstrated that different chromosomes perform different functions in development."This "preliminary report of this investigations was published in 1902, the very year that Walter Sutton called attention to "The probability that the association of paternal and maternal chromosomes in pairs and their subsequent separation during the reduction division ... may constitute the physical basis of the Mendelian law of heredity. Although Sutton began his work independently of Theodor Boveri (1862-1915), he stated that he was publishing a description of it in 1902 because of the "appearance of Boveri's recent remarkable paper on the analysis of the nucleus by means of observations on double-fertilized eggs"."More significant then all his other "contributions where, Boveri's primary influence on subsequent biology emanated from his demonstrations of chromosome individuality and his proof of the differential value of the chromosomes, which again to borrow Wilson's word, "laid the basis for the cytological explanation of Mendel's law of heredity"." Jane Oppenheimer, DSB II pp.361-365Garrison & Morton No. 241.1

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        THE ORRERY PAPERS. (2 VOLUMES)

      London: Duckworth and Company, 1903. Three Quarters Leather. Very Good+ binding. From The Spectator, 20 June 1903: "In the last few years an immense quantity of papers has been discovered in the great houses of England, and given to the world. Of these, few possess the same charm as The Orrery Papers now edited by Lady Cork." A lovely, edition, with color frontispiece and extra-illustrated with a number of engraved plates throughout. Handsomely bound in gold morocco, with raised bands and gilt decoratoins, all edges gilt, tissue guards, etc. There has been some very discreet repair to a small crack in the gutters. Very Good+ binding.

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        The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin

      London: Frederick Warne and Co. 1903. 85 pp. Patterned-floral cloth with cream-coloured title & author cloth onlays to front board. The uncommon deluxe edition. Spine slightly faded with minor rubbing to extremities. Hinges repaired. Early ink inscription to verso of half-title. Faint water stain to last leaf & endpapers. Colour pictorial endpapers. Full-page colour illustrations by the author. . Very Good. Cloth. First Edition. 1903. 12mo..

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        Louise de la Valliere

      Walter Scott, 1903. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; a fair reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

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        Author's Edition.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co.,, 1903. 12 volumes, octavo (205 x 138 mm). Near-contemporary red crushed half morocco by Bayntun, titles and centre tool gilt to spines, raised bands, red cloth sides, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Title pages printed in red and black. Frontispieces and 12 plates, all with captioned tissue-guards. Binder's stamp to front free endpaper verso. 20th-century bookseller's cataloguing laid-in. Spines uniformly faded, tiny abrasion to fore edge of rear cover to Brigadier Gerard, minor browning to margins of endpapers; an excellent set. Signed limited edition, number 282 of 1,000 sets signed by the author. The set collects Doyle's stories written between 1891 and 1903. The Author's Edition was a joint publication, consisting of 12 volumes (omitting The Hound of the Baskervilles) published in the UK by Smith, Elder & Co. and 13 volumes published in the USA by D. Appleton & Co. (including The Hound of the Baskervilles). However, only the UK sets were signed by Doyle, and they have two plates in each volume, rather than one. Only the first 510 sets were bound by Smith, Elder; the remaining 490 were reissued by John Murray with new title pages in 1917, though still marked 1903. Doyle "considered this edition of his works to be of great importance: he revised parts, and added notes and a number of special introductions" (Green & Gibson). The set has a 1902 copyright in Doyle's name, made possible by the introductory material and those works which had appeared after the new Copyright Act had taken effect, but it was originally published in September 1903.

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        The Call of the Wild

      MacMillan, 1903. Hardcover. Very Good. MacMillan, New York 1903. First Edition / First Printing. Stated Published July 1903, no additional printings. Green illustrated cloth boards. Illustrated throughout. Book Condition: Very Good+, shelf wear, age toning, spots.

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        4 single leaves and one conjugate leaf, from the Doves Press Bible from the Book of Isaiah

      Hammersmith: The Doves Press, 1903. Both pulls are on Doves paper and are 33 cm x 23 1/2 cm. wide; printed in red and black. 1 vols. Folio. Edges rough, closed tear to margin of pp. 65-6, some light soiling to p. 22. Both pulls are on Doves paper and are 33 cm x 23 1/2 cm. wide; printed in red and black. 1 vols. Folio. Pages 21-2, 65-6, 71-74 & 93-4 of Isaiah.

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        The Northwest Passage.

      London: Archibald Constable and Company, 1903. sep 22 2017. Two vols. xiii, 335; ix, 397 pp. First English edition. "Narrative of the Norwegian Arctic expedition... led by Amundsen in the Gjoa, 1903-1906, with the purpose of navigating the Northwest Passage and investigating magnetic conditions in the region of the North Magnetic Pole." Arctic Bib 400, 402. Name erased from front pastedown. Spine of volume II is slightly bumped, otherwise this is a beautiful set marking an important milestone in the history of the quest to discover a Northwest Passage.

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        Principia Ethica

      Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,, 1903. Octavo. Original brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt, edges uncut. An unusually fresh copy with some light rubbing to extremities, endpapers tanned, overall in excellent condition. First edition, first impression. G. E. Moore (1873-1958) was critical of the dominant idealist metaphysics of the time. In this, his most famous book, he presents a new approach to ethical theory wherein "analytical concern with the structure of ethical concepts is sharply separated from debates about the substance of morality" (ODNB). Connected to the original nucleus of the Bloomsbury Group through his membership of the Apostles, "Moore was never himself a member … but if he took from them a profound, and perhaps exaggerated, sense of the value of friendship and art, they took from him the thought that lives dedicated to these values were indeed lives well spent. As Keynes later put it, Principia Ethica provided them with their 'religion' (Keynes, 436)" (ODNB). Writing to Clive Bell in 1908, Virginia Woolf remarked, "I am climbing Moore like some industrious insect, who is determined to build a nest on top of a cathedral spire.

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        Utopia, To Which Are Added The Life Of The Author By His Son-In-Law William Roper And Some Of His Letters (Fine Binding In Full Morocco)

      London: George Bell & Sons / Chiswick Press, 1903. First Edition Thus . Hardcover. Near Fine. Frontispiece, Headpieces, Initials. Xi,265 Pp. 13 13/16" Tall. Finely Printed Frontispiece Of Sir Thomas More After The Famous Portrait By Hans Holbein. Large, Elaborate Engraved Headpieces, Elaborate Initials. Printed In Red And Black, Deep Margins. #142 Of Only 220 Copies. This Example Finely Bound By Frost & Co., Bath, In Full Brown Morocco, Five Bands, Gilt Decorations And Rules, Gilt Ruled Turns, Hand Marbled Endpapers, Top Edge Gilt, Deckled Edges. Color Personal Bookplate At Upper Left Of Front Pastedown. Touch Of Wear, No Fading, Joints Just Beginning To Crack At Ends, Hinges Tight And Binding Sound, Clean, And Very Attractive. International Postage By Usps Priority Mail, Insured, At Cost [About $65 In January 2015].

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        La Litterature Historique de Japon des Origines aux Ashikaga. Hanoi, Schneider

      1903 - First Edition. 8vo, 68pp, original wrappers [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Zeitschrift für Ziegenzucht. Illustrierte Fachzeitschrift für die Gesamtinteressen der Ziegenzucht. Offizielles Organ für Ziegenzuchtvereine. Jahrgänge 4 - 31 (ohne Jahrgänge 7,8, und 9)

      Richard Carl Schmitz, Leipzig, später Schaper, Hannover 1903 bis 1930. - 200 - 350 S. je Band mit Abbildungen, Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 15000 privater Karton (6 Bände), sonst private Halbleinenbände mit Rückentitel auf Papier-Rückenschild, Bibliotheks-Exemplar mit Rückenschildern, Stempel auf Titel, Papier leicht gebräunt, Kopfschnitt angestaubt, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, in 24 Bänden (Jahrgänge 30 + 31 in 1 Band). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Lo studio del latino Discorso inaugurale dell' anno scolastico 1902 - 1903 nella Regia Accademia Scientifico - Letteraria ( 5 Novembre 1902 )

      Stabilimento Tipografico G. Martinelli e C, 1903. ITALIANO 0,08 Fascicolo spillato in cartoncino flessibile. Copertina con macchie, con piatti distaccati parzialmente dal volume. Pagine in discreto stato, con bruniture e segni di matita. USATO

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        Free Russia: the organ of the Society of Friends of Russian Freedom [75 issues]

      New York; London: Society of Friends of Russian Freedom, 1903. Seventy-five issues of the slender staplebound journal, generally toned, sometimes with a date stamped in the corner but otherwise very good unless otherwise noted. Those from volumes 1-4 are the American edition, while those from later were published in London. Issues present are vol. I nos. 7-12 (no. 7 toned and edgeworn), vol. 2 nos. 1-12 (nos. 1 and 2 toned with a corner chip to front cover, no text lost); vol. 3 nos. 1, 2, 4, 7 (spine worn) and 8; vol. 4 nos. 6-11/12; vol. 7 nos. 3-12; vol. 8 nos. 1-12; vol. 9 nos. 1, 2, 5; vol. 11 no. 11 (edgeworn); vol. 12 nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 8/9/10, 11 (these a bit rougher at the edges; vol. 13 nos. 3-5, 7 (heavily edgeworn), 8/9/10 and 12 (both edgeworn); vol. 14 nos. 1-11, mildly edgeworn. The Society of Friends of Russian Freedom declared that it "appeals to the enlightened men and women of all nations, without distinction of nationality or political creed, who cannot witness with indifference the horrors perpetrated in the Empire of the Tzars, and who wish a better future for the masses of Russian people. List of supporters includes Julia Ward Howe, Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), William Lloyd Garrison, and others. Contents include coverage of Russian politics and persecution, diplomatic intrigues, expelled journalists and intellectuals, and more.

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        The Strand Magazine, Volumes 26,27 and 28, July 1903-December 1904.

      George Newnes Ltd., London. 1903 - 3 volumes in publishers original light blue pictorial cloth. Small tear on spine of vol 26, rear hinge of vol 28 tender. Clean and bright. Contains complete ' Return of Sherlock Holmes'. Very good hardbacks. NB Heavy item, please contact us directly for details of our preferential carriage rates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manuscrit autographe signé intitulé "Premières représentations"

      S.n. 1903 - - S.n., s.l. 1903, 11x17,5cm, en feuilles. - Manuscrit autographe signé de 9 pages, écriture dense. Critique de la pièce Les Sentiers de la vertu, comédie en 3 actes, avec Robert de Flers, donnée au Théâtre des Nouveautés, 7 décembre 1903. On joint deux intéressantes lettres autographes signées adressées à M. Melchissedec. La première fait référence à sa future participation musicale à une fête donnée en l'honneur de Victor Hugo le 27 février 1881. La seconde déplore, suite à cette même représentation, le fait que M. Melchissedec n'ait pas reçu la photographie commandée à Carjat par Hugo et promise en remerciement de sa participation. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Autograph manuscript signed 9 pages, dense writing. Critical part of the Paths of Virtue, a comedy in three acts, with Robert de Flers, given to the New Theatre, December 7, 1903. Signed two interesting autograph letters addressed to Mr. Melchizedek is attached. The first refers to his future participation in a musical in honor of Victor Hugo 27 February 1881 party. Regrets The second, following the same representation, the fact that Mr. Melchizedek has not received photography controlled Carjat Hugo and promised as a reward for their participation. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1903 - 1903 Original Hardback Wisden

      1903. Hi, This lot is an 1903 Original Hardback Wisden. In Good + condition The gilt to the boards is very bright and the boards in generally are really good but if you lok at the front board at an angle in the light you can see some darkness to it. What is really nice about this book are the hinges. 1903s break all the time, this is one of two I have held that hasn't got a broken hinge. Now the front hinge has a line on it that makes it look weak but it is still strong. The rear hinge is excellent which is so rare. The yellow pastedowns in good condition some darkness around the edge of the front one as is the pageblock. Nice clean pages and excellent photoplate. Roger Hancock (brother of Tony) has his book plate to the front pastedown,

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        THE PROTS: A WEIRD ROMANCE

      London: S. H. Bousfield & Co., Ltd., n.d. [1903].. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-224, five inserted plates with illustrations by Phil Ebbutt, one full-page map in the text, original pictorial tan cloth, front panel stamped in brown and black, spine panel stamped in brown. First edition. Biological science fiction telling of the creation of protoplasm by chemical means and the fate of the Prots, the life forms brought into being as a result of the experiments. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 632. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 73. Bleiler (1978), p. 64. Reginald 04553. Publisher's "compliments" stamp on front free endpaper. Some dust soiling to cloth, mainly on rear cover, minor foxing to cloth, fore-edge of text block and endpapers, top edge of text block dusty, an about near fine copy. A handsome copy of a scarce book rarely encountered in nice condition. (#102669)

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1903 - 1903 Original Hardback Wisden

      1903. Hi, This lot is an 1903 Original Hardback Wisden. In Good + condition The gilt to the boards is very bright and the boards in generally are really good but if you lok at the front board at an angle in the light you can see some darkness to it. What is really nice about this book are the hinges. 1903s break all the time, this is one of two I have held that hasn't got a broken hinge. Now the front hinge has a line on it that makes it look weak but it is still strong. The rear hinge is excellent which is so rare. The yellow pastedowns in good condition some darkness around the edge of the front one as is the pageblock. Nice clean pages and excellent photoplate. Roger Hancock (brother of Tony) has his book plate to the front pastedown,

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        Eighty Original Pictorial Postcards with People and Scenes of West Africa; 50 Gold Coast(Accra, Ashanti, Ada, Ankobra River, Kitta, Sekondi) 20 Sierra Leone(Freetown, York Island) 3 Senegal(Dakar) 3 Nigeria(Lokoja, Old Calabar) 2 Congo, 1 French Guinea, 1 Liberia,

      -1908 1903 - Provenance: From the library of Eric Lomax author of the book and film 'The Railway Man'(starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman) based on his life experiences as a prisoner of war with the Japanese and forced to build the notorious Burma-Siam Railway during the second world war.After the war Eric Lomax joined the British Colonial Service and was posted to the Gold Coast, during his service he became involved with the building of a railway branch line from Accra to Tema Harbour.Gold Coast Postcards: A Sekondi Chief; Native girls, Sekondi; Croo Boys; Police; Arrival of Mail Steamer; Fort Orange; Arrival of the Governor.Railway Jetty; Sekondi Wharf; Cape Coast Castle, 2nd Battalion, West India Regiment; Ada Factory; Group of Fantis; Native funeral; Governor Hodson spiking first rail of Gold Coast Railway; Hotel Metropole; Ashanti King in his chariot; Juju or Fetish Man; Dressing Fanti Lady's hair; Governor conveying His Majesty's Pardon to Soldiers who rebelled during the Ashanti Expedition; Catholic Mission Kwitta, etc.Sierra Leone: Street Scene Freetown; Market and the Custom House; Government House; Harbour; Railway; Gibraltar wharf; Princess Christian Cottage Hospital; Inhabitants welcoming Governor King Harman; King Jimmy; York Island; Departure of Governor Cardew, etc.Senegal: Pileuses de Couscous; Ortrich and People; Danseurs Senegalais.Congo: Groupe de femmes a Djabbir; Ecoliers de race Mongo; Mission d'Fkao.French Guinea: La Route du Niger.Nigeria: The Consulate, Old Calabar; S. S. Boru and Queen Beach, Old Clabar; Lokoja Hospital.Liberia: Justice at Liberia, Monrovia, Execution by hanging.24 postcards with a one penny Gold Coast Postal Stamp; 24 postcards with a one penny Sierra Leone Postal stamp and 1 postcard with a one cent Republic Liberia Postal stamp.

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        Hymn on the Morning of Christs Nativity

      Wood-engraved decorative title, borders, initials and endpapers designed by James Guthrie and engraved by Reginald B. Lodge and Clemence Housman. Title page printed in blue, ornaments in green. One of 200 copies. Oblong 8vo., original boards printed with a repeated floral device in green, linen spine, very mildly faded at very edges, otherwise a very good, bright copy. [London], The Old Bourne Press.

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        1 - Chez Les Cannibales. Huit ans de croisiere dans l'Ocean Pacifique a bord du yacht "Le Tolna". et 2 - Vers L'Ecueil de Minicoy- Apres huit Ans dans L'Ocean Pacifique et Indien a Bord du Yacht "Le Tolna

      - 1T.2 volumes grand in 8° (290 x 190 mm), relié toile, couvertures conservées, IV + 407 pages, orné de 200 gravures et cartes (T1), et 395 p avec 174 gravures (T2), d'après les photographies et les documents de l'auteur, Plon, 1903 et 1904. En fin d'ouvrage 17 planches d'objets rapportés par l'auteur. Complet , etat tres frais de cet incroyable voyage à travers le Pacifique entre 1892 et 1900: Hawai, fidji , Samoa, Vanikoro, Ies Iles Salomon, l ile Bismarck. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Annual Report upon the Military Forces of the Commonwealth of Australia ... with Appendices. Melbourne, 1st May, 1903

      Melbourne, Government Printer, 1903. Foolscap folio, 38, 27 (the last one a large folding chart), 21, [3] (blank) pages. Stapled as issued; first and last leaves a little marked, with a few small marginal chips stabilised; mild signs of use; a very good copy with a cancelled Australian War Memorial Library stamp on the first page and two small library labels at the rear. A Commonwealth Parliamentary Paper (F4060; the appendices have their own reference numbers). Major-General Sir Edward Hutton (1848-1923) was commandant of the New South Wales Military Forces from 1893 to 1896. He returned to England a convinced Imperialist, and quickly began to propagate his ideas on Australian defence. In a widely-reported address, the concept of the Australian soon to be popularized by C.E.W. Bean was already discernible: 'The Australian is a born horseman. With his long, lean muscular thighs he is more at home on a horse than on his feet, and is never seen to a greater advantage than when mounted and riding across bush or a difficult country. Fine horsemen, hardy, self-reliant, and excellent marksmen, they are the beau ideal of Mounted Riflemen. Accustomed to shift for themselves in the Australian bush, and under the most trying conditions of heat and cold, they would thrive where soldiers unaccustomed to bush life would die.... In 1901 the first Australian government appointed Hutton to command and organize its land forces' (Australian Dictionary of Biography). This is his important first report, outlining his plans for the Commonwealth forces. The AWM has perhaps erred in deleting this copy from its stock: the letters 'GOC' (General Officer Commanding) in red pencil on the cover indicate that it was none other than Major-General Sir Edward Thomas Henry Hutton's personal copy! The lengthy appendix 'Scheme of Organization of the Military New South Wales Field Force ... and into Garrison Troops' has numerous pencil annotations (some relating to the presence of drill halls and rifle ranges in different areas). Loosely inserted is a mimeographed sheet (foolscap folio, folded twice), headed 'No. 24 Light Horse School. Sydney February 18th to 29th, 1904. Synopsis of Work' - how rare is that? Not in Dornbusch; Fielding and O'Neill, page 167.

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        The People of the Abyss

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1903 - Xiii, 319 Pp. Blue Cloth Stamped In Gilt And Black, Top Edge Gilt, Foredge And Bottom Edge Deckled. Publishing Date 1903 On Title Page, And October 1903 On Copyright Page. First Issue Blue Binding [There Is A Later Red Remainder Binding Using Smaller Pages, But Otherwise Identical], With Undetermined Issue Point: Publisher's Name At Base Of Spine Is 3 Cm Tall; In Other Copies It Is 4 Cm Tall; No Priority Established. 3982 Copies Printed. Front Cover With All Gilt And Black Ink Entirely Present, Spine With Weak But Nearly Complete Gilt Lettering And Design; Top Edge Gilt Still Shiny. Cloth Worn At All Edges And On Spine, Just Beginning To Fray At Most Corners, With Minor And Almost Invisible Repairs. A Very Clean Copy, No Foxing Or Stains Or Marks,Tabard Inn Bookplate On Front Pastedown. A Hard Look At The Condition Of The Poor In London, Resulting In A Sobering And Informative Book. A Slightly Smaller Edition In A Remainder Binding Of Red Cloth With 1903 First Printing Contains All Illustrations But Sheets Are Cut Smaller; Later Reprint Editions Of This Book Lack Many Of The Original Illustrations. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Über mehrpolige Mitosen als Mittel zur Analyse des Zellkerns (pp.67-90).

      - Verh. physik. med. Ges., NF 35. - Würzburg, A. Stuber's Verlag (C. Kabitsch), 1903, 8°, (2), 417, (1), pp., 3 Textabbildungen, 4 Tafeln, Halbleinenband d.Zt.; St.a.Tit.; feines Expl. First Edition of one of the major milestones of biology! "Theodor Boveri's experiments, involving, multipolar mitoses in sea urchin eggs fertilized by two sperms, demonstrated that different chromosomes perform different functions in development." This "preliminary report of this investigations was published in 1902, the very year that Walter Sutton called attention to "The probability that the association of paternal and maternal chromosomes in pairs and their subsequent separation during the reduction division . may constitute the physical basis of the Mendelian law of heredity. Although Sutton began his work independently of Theodor Boveri (1862-1915), he stated that he was publishing a description of it in 1902 because of the "appearance of Boveri's recent remarkable paper on the analysis of the nucleus by means of observations on double-fertilized eggs"." More significant then all his other "contributions where, Boveri's primary influence on subsequent biology emanated from his demonstrations of chromosome individuality and his proof of the differential value of the chromosomes, which again to borrow Wilson's word, "laid the basis for the cytological explanation of Mendel's law of heredity"." Jane Oppenheimer, DSB II pp.361-365 Garrison & Morton No. 241.1 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TWELVE STORIES AND A DREAM

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited / New York: The Macmillan Company, 1903.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-377 [378: blank] [379-384: ads] + 16-page publisher's catalogue dated "20.9.03" at base of page [16] inserted at rear, original decorated green cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, t.e.g. First edition. A collection of thirteen science fiction and fantasy stories including "Filmer," one of Wells's finest stories, "The Valley of the Spiders," "The Inexperienced Ghost," "The New Accelerator," The Stolen Body," and "A Dream of Armageddon." Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1680. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2336. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 29. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 227. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1967-72. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-248. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 15097. Currey, p. 526. Hammond C5. Wells 23. Wells Society 23. Spine panel slightly darkened (spine lettering still very bright), cloth lightly worn at spine ends and corner tips, some foxing to endpapers (a fault common to this book), a bright, very good copy. (#149937)

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        The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb

      05 - London - Methuen and Co. 1903 - The collected works of Charles and Mary Lamb. Complete in seven volumes. A later two volumes were produced on The Life of Charles Lamb, this set is only the original seven volumes. Frontispiece of Charles Lamb to volume I and II. Frontispiece and numerous plates to volume III. Frontispiece and two plates to volume IV. Frontispiece and numerous in-text illustrations to volume V. Frontispiece and three plates to volume VI. Frontispiece and numerous plates to volume VII. Collated, all volumes are complete. I Miscellaneous Prose 1798-1834II Elia and the Last Essays of EliaIII Books for ChildrenIV Dramatic Specimens and the Garrick PlaysV Poems and PlaysVI Letters 1796-1820VII Letters 1821-1834These works were edited by E V Lucas, an English humorist, essayist, playwright, biographer, publisher and poet. He edited many works and was on the staff of Punch for many years. Charlesand Mary Lamb co-authored many works. This collection contains works theyproduced together such as Tales From Shakespeare in addition to theirindividual endeavours. Condition: In a half morocco binding with paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart with patches of rubbing to the joints and to the extremities. Front hinge to volume III is slightly strained but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned to the edges. Heavy spotting to the foredges ofvolumes V, VI and VII. Corners of pages 57-60 and 93-96have been removed, with the page number missing and affectingseveral words per leaf to volume III. Chipping to edge of pagesthroughout volumes II andIII. Scattered spots to endpapers and found throughout volumes III-VII. The odd spots to volumes I and II. Overall: GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Scarlet Banner

      A.C. MCCLURG & CO, CHICAGO 1903 - Gold gilt on cover/spine. General wear and rubbed cover. Tight binding. Bookplate on fep. No other markings except Previous owner name on fep. Yellowing pages. DATE PUBLISHED: 1903 EDITION: 418 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Louis XV et madame de Pompadour

      - Goupil & Cie, Paris 1903, 25x32,5cm, relié. - Prima edizione, una delle 100 copie numerate in Giappone imperiale, edizione deluxe. Bound in pieno marocchino rosso, colonna vertebrale sei nervi impostati con fili d'oro e ornati con doppie scatole dorate decorate motivi tipografici d'oro, d'oro coda data ruote dorate sui tappi, inquadramento delle reti triple dorati sui piatti colpite nei loro centri una grande composizione allegorica dorato, guardie e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, che incornicia un pizzo d'oro sulla contreplats, senso di colpa netta doppia sui tagli, la testa dorata, inglese contemporanea legame firmato Rivière e suono. libro di 50 acqueforti illustrato con 44 tavole inserto compreso, frontespizio, un ritratto di Madame de Pompadour dopo Boucher. La nostra copia, come ha stabilito la giustificazione del sorteggio per le copie sul Giappone imperiale, è piena di sue incisioni con bagno privato. Mors teste un po 'incrinato. Nizza copia superbamente situato in un legame contemporanea inglese. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon impérial, tirage de tête. Reliure en plein maroquin rouge, dos à six nerfs sertis de filets dorés et orné de doubles caissons dorés décorés de motifs typographiques dorés, date dorée en queue, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, encadrement de triples filets dorés sur les plats frappés en leurs centres d'une grande composition allégorique dorée, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, encadrement d'une dentelle dorée sur les contreplats, double filet doré sur les coupes, tête dorée, reliure anglaise de l'époque signée de Rivière & son.  Ouvrage illustré de 50 gravures dont 44 planches hors-texte et parmi lesquelles, en frontispice, un portrait de madame de Pompadour d'après Boucher. Notre exemplaire, ainsi qu'il l'est stipulé à la justification du tirage pour les exemplaires sur Japon impérial, est bien complet de sa suite des gravures. Mors légèrement fendus en têtes. Bel exemplaire superbement établi dans une reliure anglaise de l'époque.

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        HISTORY OF THE JEWS OF LOUISIANA: THEIR RELIGIOUS, CIVIC, CHARITABLE AND PATRIOTIC LIFE...

      [New Orleans], Jewish Historical Publishing Company Of Louisiana, 1903. 1st edition. Later paper wrappers. 4to. 223 pages; 31 cm. Comprehensive work. Includes portraits, black-and-white photographs, advertisements, and articles. "Delving in the musty archives of the past, gathering fragmentary evidence here and there, unraveling tangled skeins of historical allusions briefly asservated, legends, superstitions and the innumerable theories handed down throughout the past four centuries, it is a logical deduction that the Jews were among the hardy men who sought out the New World, the intelligence of a Jewish savant giving to Columbus the suggestion of the voyage to the Setting Sun and Jews' money, extorted from their coffers by Isabella, furnishing the Caravels. " SUBJECT (S) : Louisiana Jews, New Orleans Jews, Jewish history. OCLC lists 8 holdings worldwide, but only two outside of Louisiana (JTS & HUC) . Some edgewear and toning. Minimal pencil markings that rarely affect text. Very minimal staining. Good condition. Scarce. (AMR-53-17)

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        The Life of Napoleon I Including New Materials From The British Official Records

      London: George Bell & Sons, 1903, 1903. THIRD EDITION. 2 vols., 8" x 5-3/4", illustrated. Bound in 1/2 tan calf, ribbed gilt decorated spines, gilt lettered tan and black morocco spine labels, top edges gilt, others uncut. Inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine, VERY GOOD.

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        The Rock Tombs of El Amarna. Complete in Six Volumes.

      The Offices of the Egyptian Exploration Fund, London 1903 - Six volumes, quarto, in cloth backed printed boards. Archaeological Survay of Egypt, edited by F.Ll. Griffith. Thirteenth, Fourteenth, Fifteenth, Sixteenth and Seventeenth Memoirs. 1903-1908. With 262 plates altogether, showing photographs, plans, and line-drawings of frescoes. Subtitles: I The Tomb of Meryra. II The Tombs of Panehesy and Meryra II. II The Tombs of Huya and Ahmes. IV The Tombs of Penthu Mahu and Others. V Smallewr Tombs and Boundar Stelae. VI The Tombs of Parennefer, Tutu, and Ay. Documents of the excavation and appearance of New Kingdom monuments, arguably the most interesting an aesthetically pleasing of Ancient Egypt. Faint toning and some spots to most covers; some hinges weak internally, light wear to extremities, but on the whole a very good to near fine set. Will require extra postage. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Author's Edition.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1903 - 12 volumes, octavo, (205 x 138 mm). Near-contemporary red crushed half morocco by Bayntun, titles and centre tool gilt to spines, raised bands, red cloth sides, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Binder's stamp to front free endpaper verso. 20th-century bookseller's cataloguing laid-in. Spines uniformly faded, tiny abrasion to fore edge of rear cover to Brigadier Gerard, minor browning to margins of endpapers; an excellent set. Title pages printed in red and black. Frontispieces and 12 plates, all with captioned tissue-guards. Signed limited edition, number 282 of 1,000 sets signed by the author. The Author's Edition was a joint publication, consisting of 12 volumes published in England by Smith, Elder & Co. and 13 volumes published in the USA by D. Appleton & Co. Only the first 510 sets were bound by Smith, Elder; the remaining 490 were reissued by John Murray with new title pages in 1917, though still marked 1903. The set collects Doyle's stories written between 1891 and 1903. The 13 volumes hold 12 novels and 5 collected series (61 short stories). The English issues omit the thirteenth volume, The Hound of the Baskervilles, but only the English sets were signed by Doyle, and they have two plates in each volume, rather than one. Doyle "considered this edition of his works to be of great importance: he revised parts, and added notes and a number of special introductions" (Green & Gibson). The set has a 1902 copyright in Doyle's name, made possible by the introductory material and those works which had appeared after the new Copyright Act had taken effect, but it was originally published in September 1903. Green & Gibson A60. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        I Sommi Pontefici Romani (The Roman Pontiffs)

      L. Ferloni, Roma, Italy 1903 - A book containing 253 chromolithographic postcards featuring popes beginning with St. Peter through Pius X. The postcards are inserted into the book three to a page and the colors are dramatic and vibrant. The cards indicate where the pope was born, what years they held the papacy and where they died (or are buried?). Some of the images are quite dramatic. Pope Pontian (Ponzianus), #245 in the card sequence who served from 230 to 235 has an image of a someone about to throw a dagger into his back as he is praying, likely a reference to the fact that he was arrested while serving and sentenced to death. Binding in good condition, all pages and cards present. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE ORIGIN OF THE ERAGNY PRESS & A NOTE ON THE RELATION OF THE PRINTED BOOK AS A WORK OF ART TO LIFE.

      - A bibliographical list of the Eragny books printed in the Vale type by Esther & Lucien Pissarro on their press at Epping, Bedford Park, and The Brook Chiswick in the order in which they were issued. Pp. [ii]+52+[2](colophon & limitation page), 15 full page illustrations with loose tissue guards, decorative pressmark on limitation page; qr. gilt lettered and decorated buff paper over green & pink daisy patterned papered boards, the lower board faintly soiled, spine extremities a trifle bruised; uncut; free endpapers offset, a couple of spots of foxing; Eragny Press, The Brook, Hammersmith, 1903. One of 235 copies on Arches handmade paper (of a total edition of 241). Genz EP17; Tomkinson 17. *The first book printed in the Brook type designed by Lucien Pissarro. Previous Eragny books bore their pressmark but were published by the Vale Press, and all but one were printed in the Vale type designed by Charles Ricketts (to whom this volume is dedicated). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lady Diana Beauclerk, Her Life and Work

      Hardback. Very Good. T Fisher Unwin, London, 1903, first edition. This edition is one of twelve copies, this copy being numbered 1. 4to, pp xvi, 316; printed on thick imitation vellum paper and quarter bound with a vellum spine over brown laid paper boards and with a simple printed paper label to the spine, top edge gilt; eight full page coloured plates with tissue guards, a full page steel engraving and another in photogravure and over 100 other illustrations, mainly in the text but some also as full page plates; spine vellum somewhat speckled, corners a little rubbed or bumped, occasional light foxing, very slight cracking between signatures b and B but otherwise firm, clean and in very good condition. Neatly written dedication in ink manuscript on the front end paper to Lady Beatrice Taylor "with affectionate wishes from Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie November 26 1903". I can't identify with any certainty the dedicatee but the dedicator is most likely the US Boston-born Pearl Mary Teresa Richards (1867-1906) who became a successful novelist and dramatist under the name John Oliver Hobbes and who lived from 1900 on the Isle of Wight. Lady Diana Beauclerk, Viscountess Bolingbroke, neé Lady Diana Spencer, (1734-1808) was the daughter of the 3rd Duke of Marlborough and the Honble. Elizabeth Trevor. Her first marriage to Lord Bolingbroke, which produced two hildren, was ended by Parliamentary petition by her husband, alleging adultery, and she immediately married Topham Beauclerk, great grandson on Charles II, with whom she had four children and who, to her apparent relief, predeceased her. If not in the absolute first rank of artists she was nevertheless highly skilled and well regarded, particularly by Horace Walpole (who devoted a special closet at Strawberry Hill for a range of seven large designs, comparing them favourably to others by Salvator Rosa) and by Sir Joshua Reynolds whose painting of her was the basis for a popular engraving. She illustrated several books, the paintings duly engraved by Bartolozzi or his pupils and several of her designs were used on Wedgwood pottery. Although the text is available in reprint form this is an opportunity to obtain a copy of the much better produced and necessarily very scarce special edition of a dozen copies. Because this is copy number one of that very limited edition and in turn presented by a later writer of note with both UK and US strong links makes the opportunity that much more significant and, indeed, unique. Lady Di, as she was widely known, was cousin to Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, and both through her and on her own account moved in a glittering social circle. NOTE: this volume weighs almost 3kg and so will attract a small postage supplement over the default prices, subject to destination.

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        THE CONFLICT

      London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd., 1903.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-398 [399] [400: ads] [note: first leaf is a blank save for tiny signature mark "a" on recto], original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in red and black, spine panel stamped in black and gold. First edition. A novel of possession. "In two late novels Braddon extended her supernaturalism to the psychology of ruthlessness ... THE CONFLICT (1903) is concerned with a rather ambitious revenge. A man of great vitality, killed in a duel, swears to have revenge as he lies dying. His spirit possesses the bodies of the other duelist's friends and causes much mischief." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 51-2. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 268. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 134. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 102. Bleiler (1978), p. 29. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Hubin (1979), p. 44. Sadleir 276. Wolff 634. Cloth worn at spine ends and corner tips and rubbed along outer joints, a couple of small spots on rear cover, hairline crack along inner rear hinge which is still holding tight, a very good copy. A very scarce book. (#151845)

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        Murat -

      Hachette Sans date (1903) -, Paris - 1 volume In-8 à l'italienne non paginé Cartonnage oblong d'éditeur pleine percaline verte. Dos lisse muet. Plats biseautés, tachés comme souvent. Gardes illustrées. Intérieur en superbe état. Texte avec en regard le dessin par JOB. Bel exemplaire, fort rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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